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IL outlasts Michigan State

The Illini controlled the pace for what was a close game for much of the night - leading for 25:33. And though he converted the second, it gave MSU an opportunity to tie the game in the final seconds....

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WEATHER - Cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. High 36F

WEATHER - Cloudy with snow showers mainly during the morning. High 36F

The weather service is predicting a high fire danger in the region Friday afternoon and evening, with an extreme fire danger in the Gypsum Hills north into Reno County. Sunday Night A 20 percent ch...

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Nintendo Switch Save Data Cannot Be Transferred Between Systems

I'll outline some of the questions we still have, ones that will hopefully be answered in the next few days. The same is true of the Nintendo Switch. And just to make sure that we weren't just looki...

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Pence vows that Mexico will pay for Trump's proposed border wall

A Mexican expert in border security says Mexico should follow up on President Donald Trump's mention of immigration reform during his address to the U.S. Ramos also heard an opening for U.S. The w...

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Former Texas governor Rick Perry confirmed as energy secretary

Former Texas governor Rick Perry confirmed as energy secretary

Ben Carson as secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, on a 58-41 vote. But Democrats, whose votes were needed in the Senate to approve his nomination, said they had accept...

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Tecumseh prison again in lockdown status

The incident Thursday was in the same housing unit badly damaged by rioting prisoners in 2015. The State Patrol is leading the investigation. No arrests have been made in those slayings. The 2015 riot...

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Rand Paul rips GOP for drafting Obamacare repeal in guarded room

Rand Paul rips GOP for drafting Obamacare repeal in guarded room

The senator continued, "I would say that the Republican establishment position is, is that they're going to keep parts of Obamacare". Except, as it turned out, the bill wasn't there. "The draft of i...

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Hogan declares state of emergency on heroin crisis

Hogan said in 2015 he lost a cousin to the heroin epidemic. State officials acknowledged that the emergency declared Wednesday bears little resemblance to the kinds of mobilizations that are typical...

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Former mayor killed as plane crashes into home

Former mayor killed as plane crashes into home

Alan Lanvender, 73, was identified as the deceased pilot in the Methuen, Massachusetts crash, which did not kill or injure anyone on the ground. "Then all of a sudden all the smoke alarms went off, ...

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Truck spills 'tidal wave of beer' across highway

A beer truck barreling down the road loses its load - pelting Trooper Smaka and the driver of the vehicle with beer bottles and cans. Luckily, they didn't have to dodge the truck itself. "They're so h...

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MS man facing attempted murder charge in Kan. shooting

MS man facing attempted murder charge in Kan. shooting

This handout photo shows an overturned vehicle following a police chase that ended in the capture of suspected killer Alex Deaton on March 1, 2017 near Wilson, Kansas. "If it wasn't for him, I proba...

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Student with severe allergy hazed with peanut butter

The teen was left unrecognizable by the brutal hazing at Central Michigan University, which was exposed by his mom in a Facebook post on Wednesday. "He has a deadly peanut allergy", she told the pape...

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Airborne crash caps dramatic Louisiana police chase

On landing violently, the pickup damaged another vehicle parked in a nearby restaurant auto park. Deputies chased the Toyota, reportedly reaching speeds of up to 115 miles per hour (185 kilometers p...

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49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to stand during the National Anthem next season

Kaepernick's new agents have reportedly told all 32 teams that the quarterback will opt out of his contract with the 49ers and become a free agent . I'd put him in that category. And more importan...

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Iowa lawmaker under fire for referring to Sizzler certificate as business degree

Iowa lawmaker under fire for referring to Sizzler certificate as business degree

A Senate Republican spokesperson tells NBC News the certificate is similar to McDonalds' "Hamburger University". "He got a certificate". You see, the Iowa Republican state senator previously claim...

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Senate gives Rick Perry preliminary OK to become Donald Trump's energy secretary

Rick Perry's long Cabinet wait is nearly over. But over the course of his confirmation, the former governor, presented himself as more polished than some of his past public stumbles had suggested, d...

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MS-13 gang members indicted in slayings of 3 NY teenagers

MS-13 gang members indicted in slayings of 3 NY teenagers

Police are trying to identify a young woman allegedly murdered by MS-13 gang members who killed her as part of a satanic ritual. Both men have asked for court-appointed attorneys and were in the Har...

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Health Insurers Face Uncertainty Crafting 2018 Plans

Health Insurers Face Uncertainty Crafting 2018 Plans

President Trump pledged to also work with both parties to make childcare affordable, expand paid leave for new parents, and invest in women's health. Republican leadership is considering offering re...

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Charter schools in Vineland, Millville approved to expand

Charter schools in Vineland, Millville approved to expand

The NJDOE is closing three low-performing charter schools located in Newark that were all on probation. The state Department of Education has denied the renewal application of Camden Community Char...

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Loaded gun found at checkpoint in Memphis airport

Loaded gun found at checkpoint in Memphis airport

TSA would like to remind passengers that it is important for them to thoroughly search their bags for any potential risky weapons or prohibited items before departing for the airport. TSA screens abou...

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Carson confirmed at HUD secretary

Carson confirmed at HUD secretary

It's rather surprising to note that even though he came to be considered as one of the strongest rivals of Trump during the Republican race for the presidency until his candidacy suffered a hard setba...

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Kansas High Court Orders School Funding Increase

Kansas High Court Orders School Funding Increase

The Kansas Supreme Court determined on Thursday morning that the state's funding of public primary and secondary education falls short of the requirements put forth by the state's constitution. This...

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Asia Minute: Missile Defense, Baseball and Corporations

Asia Minute: Missile Defense, Baseball and Corporations

The United States and South Korea insist that the configuration to be used in Korea would only have sufficient range to be used as a defensive shield against North Korean aggression. Because of th...

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Rand Paul: Hiding Obamacare Bill Is 'Unacceptable'

Rand Paul: Hiding Obamacare Bill Is 'Unacceptable'

Mitch McConnell said. "The status quo is not an option, and what we will be doing is not the status quo". Even some senators are expressing concern, including Sen. Ryan he said he anticipates that R...

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Senate confirms retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as housing secretary

Carson's candidacy in a Senate Banking Committee hearing and later made several public explanations explaining her support. Carson is the only black member of Trump's cabinet. Carson has an inspiring ...

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"We got hit hard…" IL nursing home flattened by possible tornado

Gov. Bruce Rauner toured the region Wednesday and thanked first responders. Rockford television stations reported damage southeast of Oregon. The warning cautioned against flying debris and damage...

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Border-Adjustment Tax and Manufacturing

Production cost in the USA trends higher than in other countries, because of our high corporate tax rate and cost of infrastructure, along with the many industry regulations. The proposed border adjus...

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IL nursing home damaged by tornado, evacuated

Weather service meteorologist Sam Herron cited numerous reports of scattered damage across central Tennessee and a possible tornado near the Cool Springs mall south of Nashville. Right across the rive...

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California Snowpack Tops 185 Percent of Average in Latest Survey

California Snowpack Tops 185 Percent of Average in Latest Survey

That measurement is more important than depth in evaluating the status of the snowpack. Snowpack levels statewide were at 185 percent of normal on Wednesday. This winter has been California's wettes...

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NWS: Severe thunderstorms, high winds, potential hail may hit Historic Triangle

Monday night's temperatures will fall into the upper 30s to 40s, according to Faye Barthold of the National Weather Service. There will be sunny skies throughout this week, along with some windy co...

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Casey Anthony Trial Judge Believes She Killed Daughter, Not On Purpose

Casey Anthony Trial Judge Believes She Killed Daughter, Not On Purpose

After telling a small Orlando blog that he thought Anthony may have unintentionally killed her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee , with chloroform, he clarified his remarks. Casey Anthony has laid low in t...

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Madam President alert! Oprah wants to run for president

The legendary philanthropist is considering running for President in 2020, and you won't believe who inspired her train of thought! "That's what I thought!" Oprah Winfrey has hinted at the idea...

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'Obama set to return to politics'

'Obama set to return to politics'

Suggestions for ways that Obama could help the NDRC, of which Holder was made chair by the former president a year ago, include working with state legislators and fundraising. Mr Holder, who is a frie...

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Authorities stop releasing water at Oroville Dam

Flows to meet fishery requirements are being met by releases through the Thermalito Diversion Dam and Thermalito Afterbay River Outlet. Almost 200,000 people were evacuated three weeks ago amid fear...

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NRA Congratulates Ryan Zinke on Confirmation as Secretary of the Interior

NRA Congratulates Ryan Zinke on Confirmation as Secretary of the Interior

The upper chamber voted 68-31 to approve the nomination after the Republican-led body voted to break a Democratic filibuster on Monday evening shortly after confirming Wilbur Ross as Commerce Secr...

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